The ceremony was held in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Friday by the Homeland Defenders Party.
He recited verses 40 to 43 of Surah al-Ahzab of the Holy Quran at the event:
“Muhammad is not the father of any of your men. He is the Messenger of Allah and the Seal of the Prophets. Allah has knowledge of all things. Believers, remember Allah frequently, exalt Him at dawn and in the evening. It is He who has mercy on you, and His angels to bring you out from the darkness into light. He is the Most Merciful to the believers.”
Mahmood Shahat Anwar, the son of late Sheikh Muhammad Shahat Anwar, was born in 1984.
He memorized the entire Quran at the age of 12 and learned Quran recitation with his father.
He has won many top titles in national and international Quran competitions.
The top Qari has traveled to many countries, including Iraq, Iran, Qatar, the UAE, Algeria, Syria, Pakistan, South Africa, Greece, Turkey, and Belgium, for recitation of the Quran.